OK, so it's pretty safe to assume that Victoria Beckham isn't the type of gal to throw down a bucket of chicken wings or gobble up a Cinnabon. The Internet knows this. And yet, pop-culture followers couldn't help but sink into a mild depression when the former Spice Girl posted a short clip of her birthday confection on Instagram. The cake, you see, was missing... cake.
Instead of a frosted marvel along the lines of one Kris Jenner would order from Hansen's (yum), Beckham sliced into a legit chunk of watermelon. The fruit was dolled up for the occasion, with pretty berries standing in for sugary flowers or other bakery-made flourishes. And, it was served with love: As she cut the cake, Beckham was serenaded with a sweet rendition of the birthday song. Take a listen:
So, one could argue that with the candle, the cards, and the song, the setting was almost festive? Sadly, Beckham's followers had other thoughts. Cue the barrage of pitying comments:
In Beckham's defense, though, she happens to like ringing in a new year with a pile of fresh fruit. In fact, back in 2012 she pulled the same move with this celebratory lunch:
Apparently, great birthday girls think alike.
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